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Old 05-12-2018, 11:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Found this what looks like some kind of root.
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Where’d you find it????
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Parts of it look like some nice pens to me , but there are a bunch of other potential uses in smaller items . Might be able to manage a pen holder . Looks like a root as you say but no idea what . A sanded cross sectional shot of one of the plainer parts might help with ID .
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To me it has enough interest and character to put on a base and display on its own. You can always cut it up later.

If this is a poll, I would say root but ????

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My son the vivarium enthusiast says it's manzanita.

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Thanks, I love all the suggestions. I found it in dumpster during a recent dive. I will do cross section shot and post it later.

Thanks again for looking.
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Bills son is correct, it is manzanita.
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The long straight one would make a beautiful cane. Hey, what can I say. Also get a lot of great blanks out of it.
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According to my son, it probably came out of somebody’s aquarium or terrarium. That’s probably one of the primary uses of the plant.

Wikipedia says that it makes great firewood—burns very hot and slow.

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Please don`t take Wikipedia`s suggested use for it !
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